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VWL1330 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Editor of The Times

Sir,

Your unfavourable notice of a choral work by Willy Burkhard1 performed at a contemporary music concert at Queen’s Hall last...

19380626
VWL5076 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Editor of The Times

Sir,
I am sorry to see that the organizers of the forthcoming series of Promenade Concerts propose to revive the old distinction between...

19290721
VWL3340 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Editor of the Daily Telegraph

Sir -

First let me thank your critic for his kind and appreciative notice of the performance of the St. John Passion by the Dorking Bach...

19580220
VWL2974 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the conductors and the choirs of the Leith Hill Musical Festival

Dear Conductors and Chorus,

As you know, I was rather disheartened at the early rehearsals of the “Passion” this year.  Well - I ought to...

19490324
VWL3187 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Choirmaster and members of the Budo Festival Choir

Dear Choirmaster and Members of the Budo Festival Choir

It gave me great pleasure to receive your very nice letter, especially as it...

19550829
VWL1286 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the BBC

Dear Sir

I see in the newspapers a B.B.C. advertizement referring to the “Variations on a Theme by Thomas Tallis” attributed to me - I have...

19380410
VWL2197 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Terence Casey

Dear Mr. Casey,

Thank you very much for your kind letter.
I thought it was a good performance - plenty of life and vitality, though...

19510228
VWL4965 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sylvia Spencer

Dear Sylvia
Gooseens can't play at Dorking this year - so will you please play 1st?  I am asking Joy Boughton to...

19360319
VWL4966 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Sylvia Spencer

Dear Sylvia
It was a great pleasure to hear from you once again after so many years.
I do not arrange the orchestra now but l will send...

19491123
VWL3077 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Stanford Robinson (BBC)

Dear Stanford Robinson

Thank you so much for your letter.  It was a great pleasure attending those rehearsals, and I thought that, good as...

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